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story, safety tests now being ordered on every suv that is made by toyota. >>> the automaker insisting it wants to put customers at ease after being forced to halt sales of their high-end lexus. consumers reports warned the readers not to buy it after there was potential rollover risks. >> we are tracking the story this morning. you brought us earlier in the week, when we last left, toyota hadn't weighed in. >> toyota has learned a tough p.r. lesson. auto giant moving quickly after the highly respected nonprofit group, consumer reports, warned their readers not to buy the gs-460. a potential stability problem with the $52000 suv. the vehicle's rear end repeatedly slides out in tight turns posing a risk for rollovers when exiting a highway. toyota is ordering tests on all of their suvs to determine potential problems. the company denying published reports in japan that it is recalling the 2010 gx-460. if you do own one and you are nervous about driving it, toyota is offering a free loaner car until the problem is fixed and identified. the big problem is that the company says, quote, the
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you to the scene. >>> plus, questions we've been asking about toyota executives all along. what did they know about the safety problems? when did they know it? when were they warned? today we have a troubling new answer. >>> also, virginia's governor still says there should be a confederate history month. he's apologizing for leaving out any reference to slavery in his original proclamation. that is not soothing his critics. people on both sides are up in arms over thisser shoe. they're blogging about it like mad. we're going to step back. we're going to take a deep breath and have an honest discussion about the confederacy and what role it plays in american history. should there be a confederate history month? if you haven't chimed in, go to facebook and do it now on my facebook page. >>> as i said, let's go right back to vest wirnlg wirnlg and follow up on what is going on. brooke baldwin is in naoma, west virginia. they have had a serious setback in their attempts to reach those four miners that remain trapped. brooke, what's the update? >> reporter: the update is, best case scen
. >>> we're also going to have the new announcement from toyota about its suvs after this latest report of a possible rollover hazard in one of its most expensive lexuses, new in the next half hour. >> all of the freebies we talked about that you're going to get because you did your taxes today we have them listed on our website that's cnn.com/robin. >>> do you need a little help getting out the door on time? you might want to sign up for my free wake-up call, another free thing today. dial 1-800-robin-hln, tell me what time to call. it will be me on the line. >>> if you hate taxes there's no bigger day than today. the tea partiers have big plans all over the country, they're also naming the politicians they want out of office. >>> plus there's no car on the road like this one. how soon before you can buy it? - hello! - ha! why don't you try a home cooked meal... with yummy hamburger helper? oh! tada! fantastically tasty, huh? ummm, it's good. what would you guys like? hamburger helper. what?! one pound... one pan... one tasty meal! 's a youing ic lowi kn [ male announcer ] t1-25[ 4 tht
of cars, toyota is now madly searching for answers to its latest safety problem, this with that suv. take a look at this video from consumer reports. the company is trying to figure out why it rolled over in a test, and consumer reports put out that really unusual alert about the don't buy rating for this thing. let's talk about what it means to toyota's bottom line as well. jon: a bank robber who thought he'd get away with the perfect crime until he met up with the guy behind him. a hero who foiled the bank robbery, we'll talk to him next. jane: in the heart of ak pull countero in -- acapulco, six people were killed, five hit with stray bullets, about a dozen cars shot up, the victims, none appeared to be tourists, most were innocent bystanders on the street. investigators in mexico aren't sure what led to the shooting but acapulco has seen its share of drug violence. jon: he is a pulitzer prize winning war photographer who has just updated his resume, now he is also a crime fighter, the gentleman from the beard there was standing in mine -- in line, minding his own business at a wells f
roll over. guess what? another toyota recall. i'm brian wilson, headquarter headquarte headquarter, live from the nation -- america's news headquarters, live from the nation's capital right now. across europe and around the world, air travel is grinding to a halt because of the icelandic volcano that continues to build smoke and ash thousands of feet in the air. the situation is even threatening to scuddle the president's plans to attend the funeral of polish president lech kaczynski. only 5,000 flights in the air over europe today. on a normal day, there would be almost five times that number. our own greg palkot is one of the thousands of stranded travelers. greg is stuck in dubai because his flight to europe was canceled like most of the other flights bound there. greg, what is the latest with travelers and flight schedules where with you are? >> hey, brian. we're stranded like tens of thousands of others around the world, thanks to the volcanic ash cloud across europe. we were traveling back from an assignment in yemen and hoping to transit today to london through this major ai
of murdering her daughter. >>> at 4:45, what toyota is now doing in response to possible rollover risks posed by suvs. >>> president obama says that the u.s. space program is not a luxury but a necessity for the nation. mr. obama made that comment in a speech at kennedy space center today. he is trying to reassure workers there that he's committed to nasa's space programs. here is kristen dahlgren. >> reporter: at a place deep in space history president obama outlined his vision for its future. >> i am 100% committed to the mission of nasa and its future. >> reporter: the plan includes an extra $6 billion in funding, continued construction of the o'ryan castle for emergency evacuation from the international space station, and development of a heavy lift rocket for destinations that could include mars. >> by the mid 2030s i believe we can send astronauts to mars and return them safely to earth. >> reporter: it turns over? duties to private space companies. and that has drawn from congress. >> does threaten the national security that we cannot put our people in space on our own terms and with o
. >> thank you for having me. >>> after a couple rough months, toyota is trying to get back on track. but new problems are popping up like pot holes almost daily. so many of you drive toyotas out there and you want to hear the latest and meet a company whistle blower. that's next. but don't worry. he'll find someone else. ♪ who's that lady? ♪ who's that lady? ♪ sexy lady ♪ who's that lady? [ female announcer ] used mops can grow bacteria. swiffer wetjet starts with a clean pad every time. and its antibacterial cleaner kills bacteria mops can spread around. swiffer gives cleaning a whole new meaning. ♪ lovely lady [ male announcer ] competition... it pushes us to work harder. to be better. to win. but sometimes even rivals realize they share a common goal. america's beverage companies have removed full-calorie soft drinks from schools, reducing beverage calories by 88%. together with schools, we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. ♪ so, doctor... so, doc, i've been... i've been thinking... no. you know how... no. so, doc, i've got this friend... [ male announcer ]
is manufactured by toyota. here it is. the magazine says the suv carries an unusually high risk of a rollover accident during certain types of turns. it's urging people not to buy the vehicle until the problem has been fixed. 5,000 gs-460s have been recalled. toyota is taking a serious look at the problem and appreciates consumer reports for bringing it to the company's attention. >>> how tough should you be when it comes to tough love? this is quite a debate. a new study on spanking is out. is it a good way to discipline your kids? we'll tell you what research found and get your views on corporal punishment. >>> new information in the search for missing florida girl haleigh cummings. apparently the search is on again. the putnam county sheriff's office said authorities are acting on a tip but won't, laberate beyond that. hill haleigh cummings was last seen in her father ronald's home. here's her picture. take a good look. ronald's then girlfriend and ex-wife misty croslin claims she put haleigh to bed that night and that was the last anyone saw of her. >>> well, there is more evidence that s
to get to some business news this morning, some new troubles for toyota, it looks like, state farm is asking the auto maketory repay them for claims it paid for the crashes related to the acceleration problems. you can imagine if other insurance companies follow suit, it could end up costing toyota a bundle. let's get to jenna lee, she's got more. >> reporter: this is happening more frequently than we thought. i got off the phone with state farm insurance, they cleared up this report in usa today which basically says there have been accidents involving the toyota with a state farm customer, and what happens is now that state farm already paid to cover that accident they're going back to toyota and saying this isn't the fault of the driver, you guys owe us money because it wasn't the driver's fault, it was a problem with your car and this massive recall that's going on, so state farm insurance says yeah, that's true, we're looking into toyota but that's happened with multiple insurance companies, with multiple different auto companies as well. there's constantly the back and forth b
. sports is coming up. >>> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers -- moving you forward. >>> the washington nationals in new york state, taking on the new york mets. ijohn lanon's parents made the trip from queens to watch. top of the second, willie terrace, he dials up long, in the gap. come on home. the nationals up 3-0. all of our progress, -- oliver perez, that blooper false. still tied, taveras up the middle. adam iundunn plates hit. watch this game saving catch, stretching out. grabs it. washington wins. the skipper likes how his team competed today. >> just typical rig down to the end. reyes made at great play in the night and i thought he is leading off now, he isumped up. sure enough, he started out with a base hit. but we made a great play in left field to save it. >>> hockey, guess what, the beat goes on for the watch the capitals, continuing to get the wins and points going into the postseason. the atlanta thrashers last night, in a phone booth, alexander ovechkin, the best wrist shot in the game. this one-timer gets by the goalie. ovechkin had hi
that if knowledge is power, shared knowledge is even more powerful. kaiser permanente. thrive. >>> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers -- moving you forward. >>> the 2010 masters is turning out to be quite a tournament, starts at the top of the leader board, great play. speaking of great play, here is one from tiger woods. tough shot on three. the ball past eyes, right ito the cup. he made a run to close with a birdie putt 15, moving to eight under par. ifive bogeys in the round. on 18, beautiful approach. watch this come down, come down, and stopped just a few feet from the hole. he taps in the bird, finishes the day at eight under par. the hottest player on the golf course, phil mickelson, the eagle on 13 moves him to nine under. but he was not done. the suite approach on 14. that drops. right at the cup. back-to-back eagles, only the third time that has been done in the history of the masters. he was 11 under par. lee west would -- westwood finishes at 12 under par. >> i was playing hard today. i'm just trying to get myself back in the tournament because i was stru
automaker toyota. now dealerships will stop selling the 2010 lexus gx 460 until problems with handling can be worked out. just the latest in a series of safety problems here. nbc's jeff rossen is in chicago now. all right. i guess here we go again, jeff. >> yeah. here we go with toyota once again. lexus, their luxury brand. the gx 460. consumer reports yesterday came out with that do not buy order. something they very rarely do. actually telling consumers don't buy this vehicle because it can turn over. within hours of that, toyota didn't deny there was a problem. instead they came out and said, you know what? they told all of their dealers, stop selling them. we want to identify and fix this problem. and so right now, i mean, i'm looking at the numbers here. 6,000 of these suvs were sold so far. another 1,600 are sitting at dealerships. which means that toyota will stop collecting this money that they had hoped to get from this while they try to figure out what this problem is. they're also saying that if you were one of the people that bought these 6,000 lexuses gx 460s, you can bring th
or so, officials from toyota have now reported that they are taking one of their very popular models off the market after an extremely rare warning from "consumer reports" magazine. it says do not buy the lexus gx 460. toyota owns the upscale lexus brand. "consumer reports" says the suv has a problem with its stabilization system. in short, it could just roll over. drivers for the magazine reported a fishtail effect that could cause the vehicle to upend itself. toyota now reports it will at least for now stop selling the gx 460. we're told the company will conduct its own tests on the suv and then decide what to do next. toyota is already suffering a bruised reputation after it recalled millions upon millions of vehicles because of the problems with their accelerators. now to the adoption outrage and word that the woman who sent back her adopted son with a note attached did it even while she was trying to get another child for adoption. the report comes from abc news information from sources at the sheriff's department. remember the woman in shelbyville, tennessee adopted this kid from r
? here's what we got on the run down. toyota's new luxury model suv taken on a test drive. the testers didn't like where they wound up. now they're telling you actually not to buy this. how big a deal is it? i'm going to talk to a top tester at consumer report and a mechanic. >>> plus, does the booef in your fridge contain pesticides, veterinary drugs, even heavy metals? a federal says it might and is blaming the federal government for failing to keep it out of your food supply. >>> also another shake-up in late night. george lopez is getting shaken. this time he's laughing it off. well, maybe. i'll show you what he had to say. >>> but first, don't buy safety risk. those strong and rare words from consumer reports magazine. very trusted source. feeding a public relations nightmare for toyota. carmaker's new luxury suv, the 2010 lexus gx460 is coming under fire for "consumer reports" which says it may be prone to rollovers in merge handling situations. get into what that means in a bit. testers for the magazine say they does covered the problem during the routine test of the suv. that o
things and they all work. >> toyota buckles up and bears down in the face of another public relations headache. we'll tell you why a consumers group is urging people to not buy this luxury suv model. >>> toyota takes another hit. consumer reports is issuing a stern warning to car buyers not to buy the lexus gx 460. stephanie elam in new york to explain why. it's one problem after another for toyota. >> seriously, kyra. as far as "consumer reports" is concerned this particular issue is a serious one. the magazine put a don't buy warning on the lexus gx 460 suv and it hasn't used that warning in nine years. the problem is safety. "consumer reports" found the suv has a high risk of roll overs. the electronic stability control failed to keep the vehicle in line during tests. as for tote a it's going to try to duplicate the tests, but in the meantime the automaker says the 2010 gx 460 meets or exceeds all federal requirements. >> toyota is already dealing with a pr nightmare because of january's recall, i mean, 8 million vehicle. what does the latest wrinkle mean for the company? >> well,
the 2010 lexus gx460 by toyota can spin out, actually spin out in tight turns and can roll over. the magazine is urging people not to buy that particular suv until the problem has been fixed. in a statement, toyota says it is concerned about that finding and will look into it, adding, quote, the gx 460 meets or exceeds all federal government testing requirements. >>> in west virginia, the focus shifts from recovery to investigation. early this morning crews brought out the last nine bodies of the 29 miners killed and yesterday afternoon, one week after the explosion. a memorial for the miners at the state capital. a moment of silence and expressions of gratitude. >> all of the people who came forward to help during that period of time, all of the people that gave of themselves and so much to make sure that they could ease the pain. >> no word yet on when investigators will go inside the upper big branch mine. a couple offed spacecraft almost became their floating tomb. apollo 13 astronauts remember their unlucky mission 40 years ago this week. >>> a spring snowstorm targets the
problems for toyota. consumer reports -- it's one thing for consumer reports to say you might want to avoid this one. consumer reports put the stamp do not buy on a luxury vehicle from lexus. we'll give you the details. plus they take a chunk out of every one of our paychecks but how does the u.s. government spend our tax money? have you ever wondered where your money goes? there was no way to figure it out but there is now. the new fox news taxpayer calculator and you're going to want to see this coming up next. for the first time in nine years consumer reports magazine is warning readers do not buy a certain vehicle. it's made by toyota owned lexus. according to this magazine, the 2010 lexus gs460 surface from a serious rollover risk because the electronic stability control system doesn't work, they notified nhtsa and lexus plans to retest the vehicle. the latest black eye for toyota already forced to recall more than 8 million vehicles because of safety problems. >>> more on this on our website. >> it's all your money. the big day is almost upon us, tax day in the u.s.a.! how is the gove
and doreen, back to you. >> all right, tom sherwood reporting. >>> coming up tonight, toyota is taking additional steps to make sure all of its suvs are safe to drive. >> confusion over whether russia has stopped adoptions to the u.s. >>> president obama says nasa is not going away. he's unveiled his plan for the space age. >> i spectacular light show in the sky is captured on camera. >> weather,ver couldn't. >> today was comfortable. we are going to have a little heat around the area, though, tomorrow. coming up. lit feel like june, dan. >> coming up in sports, former wizards head coach gets the pacs. nats and phillies. plus, playoff time. caps head coach bruce boudreau gets fired up at the media. we will tell why you. "news4 at 6:00" continues. . president obama said the u.s. space program is not a luxury but necessity for the nation. he made that in a speech at the kennedy space center. trying to reassure workers he's committed to nasa's space program. kristen dahlgren joins us from cape canaveral, florida, with more. >> reporter: yeah. just a rt short time ago i spoke with senator
to about 10%. >>> u.s. safety officials are saying just so you know, they could have fined toyota more than $13 billion. meaning that's how much the fine could have been if there hadn't been a cap on that. the law does cap the fines of 16 million, you may remember that federal officials, the nhtsa, did fine toyota $16 million. a lot less, $16 billion, though, they're saying is what it could have been. now the agency is also saying it's considering a second fine because, according to it, it says there were two separate defects in gas pedals. toyota says it has taken steps to improve communication so it wouldn't be on the hook for that fine, susan. basically what they said was, they found out about it. they're supposed to tell the government five days. they waited two months is what the government says happened. >> all righty. jen, thank you for that. appreciate it. >>> if you've done it lately, you know moving can be a pain, a chore. but it can be even more daunting for older folks. stephanie elam tells us about a company that takes the heavy lifting out of the process in this "small busines
this morning an urgent warning about another toyota vehicle. "consumer reports" says the new lexus gx-460 is not safe and you should not buy it. jennifer westhoven is looking out for you. >> it is very rare for "consumer reports" to say anything like that, that's so, you know, it almost sounds inflammatory, don't buy it. you rarely see that. often they'll say we don't recommend it, or we like this better. but that's what it's saying about the 2010 lexus gx460, says it can tip over during a turn if you're on an exit ramp because there's a problem with the electronic stability control. only about 5,000 have been sold so far. we have been trying to contact lexus early this morning for some kind of a response. they did talk to the detroit free press so lex success saying "we take a serious look at this and appreciate "consumer reports" bringing it to our attention." they're saying it does exceed all federal safety requirements. we'll keep an eye on that one. >> a lot of recalls lately. thanks so much, jen. >>> two astronauts from the space shuttle "discovery" are doing their last space walk o
lost one point and the s&p rose by five. >>> as toyota agrees to a record fine, it's also announcing another worldwide recall this morning. toyota is recalling the 2010 lexus gx 460 to update software in the stability control system. it halted sales after consumer reports issued a don't buy warning because of rollover risks and toyota agreed to pay a fine for not telling the government about defective gas pedals right away. >>> hold the salt is what the fast food business may have to do. they plan to gradually limit the amount of salt allowed in processed food. the initiative will be launched this year. the less sodium in everything from soups to nuts would prevent thousands of deaths from hypertension and heart disease. it is hard to consider what some of these salt bombs will taste like without the salt like ramen noodles. >>> what are you telling us in the next half hour, we will get you all of your office computing needs for free this morning. i will explain. >> that sounds really good. >>> tomorrow night you have a chance to win the largest powerball jackpot since last summer. i
, as you can see, pretty busy there. this terrific report is brought to you by toyota. an important message by toyota owners. to get the facts and latest information, you can always visit them at the website, toyota.com. >> just a gorgeous day out there, bern. you can't say enough adjectives to describe it. >> looks pretty in her yellow. >> i know. i love it. >> you need to wear it for the preakness, too. >> very good call. i'll have to remember that. >>> take a look at the temperatures outside. 73 degrees. it is warm. we'll have your forecast when we come back. ♪ [ female announcer ] they make little hearts happy... ♪ ...and big hearts happy too. because as part of a heart healthy diet... ...those delicious oats in cheerios can help naturally lower cholesterol. [ cheerios spilling ] cheerios. how can something so little... ...help you do something so big. try new chocolate cheerios with a touch of delicious chocolate taste in every bite. >>> it is friday. and i think a lot of people are in the mood this friday, because of the fact that it has been gorgeous the past couple of days. been
. toyota is taking a drastic step in the wake of a safety warning, pulling a luxury lexus off the lot. the move comes one day after that warning was issued. cnn's kyung lah has more. >> reporter: more bad news for toyota. the vehicle involved is the brand-new 2010 lexus g sshggx-4. toyota will temporarily suspend sales in the united states. in the united states, this is the magazine that is widely considered the consumer magazine of record. toyota did stop short of a recall, but "consumer reports" issued the very rare don't buy safety risk label on the $52,000 suv, warning consumers that it does have the possibility of rolling over. here's what "consumer reports" told cnn's "american morning." >>> the vehicle loads the front because of momentum dropping and the rear end will naturally slide. in this case, the electronic stability control didn't intervene quickly enough, whereas on the toyota 4runner, a similar platform, it did. >> reporter: in a statement announcing the suspension -- >> reporter: toyota did say that the suspension of sales will be limited to the united states, about 5
. "consumer reports" issued a safety warning on toyota's 2010 lexus gs 460 suv because of an increased roll-over risk during a turn. the magazine says it uncovered the problem during routine tests and is urging car shoppers not to buy the gx 460 until this problem has been remedied. toyota owns lexus. it's the first time the magazine has issued a don't-buy recommendation on a toyota product. toyota says it will try to duplicate the "consumer reports" test to determine if appropriate steps need to be taken and that consumer safety and satisfaction remain their highest priority. so that's the lexus suv. the gx 460. >> more problems for toyota. >> bleeding over into lexus, which is the one place that the damage has been contained had never been smearing on lexus until now. it's terrible. >> andrew, by the way, you wrote an article today in "the times" talking about how the banks have actually paid back their money. correct? >> you know, it's absolutely right. i wanted to take a look at the idea that maybe these bailouts, in their own way, have worked, from a mathematical perspective. we're now
. >> exactly. let's do a couple of headlines on a thursday. toyota says it's conducting safety tests on all s. u.v.'s after "consumer reports" issues a rare do not buy rating warning that the 2010 lexus could roll over. temporary has temporarily suspended sales of the s.u.v. and a recall is being considered. they are testing the s.u.v. and working to correct the stability problem. toyota is trying to avoid the criticism it faced earlier when it was accused of not acting quickly over the gas pedal and other problems. president obama isn't getting very far selling his financial reform bill to congressional republicans, at least. after a meeting to the white house on the topic, senate minority leader mitch mcconnell said the president was simply creating an ongoing bailout system. >> if you look at it carefully, it will lead to endless taxpayer bailout of wall street banks. that is clearly not the direction the american people would like for us to go. >> and house minority leader john behnor complained that if it was his goal, that isn't the way to do it. >> in a time when small businesses are
with the delays and cancellations. plus, toyota announces new plans to improve safety. the carmaker is focusing now on suvs. >>> and in the next half hour, we sit down with d.c. council chairman vincent gray. we'll ask him about reports of budget surplus for d.c. schools after more than 200 teachers were fired. >>> new today, toyota says it will test all its sports utility vehicles. this comes after "consumer reports" magazine warned its readers not to buy the lexus 2010 gx-460 because of rollover problems. toyota owns the lexus brand and has not decided whether to recall that model. lexus gx-460 owners can get a loner car while the company figures out the problem. >>> russia has suspended all adoptions to u.s. families until both countries can agree on new procedures. but within the hour, state department officials said they had no confirmation of that suspension. news 4's elaine reyes joins us live from the newsroom with details. elaine? >> that's right, barbara. state dt department officials have yet to receive any sort of official word from russia, but they hope to clarify that later on tod
is looking forward to getting back in the air. well, four the latest toyota trouble. the car maker says it's testing all of its suvs, all of them. after "consumer reports" rated one lexus model don't buy. toyota owns lexus. it's already stopped selling the 2010 gx 460. and it reports it's debating whether to recall it. "consumer reports" indicate the test drive of the suv found a problem with stability control that could cause a rollover. toyota reports it's trying to duplicate those tests to figure out what went wrong. still a few hours left to file your taxes. all this week we have been showing you how the government spends your money. tonight, a look at how it may be able to save you some cash. and it's your chance to vote in our online poll. should the mom who sent her 7-year-old son -- adoptive son back to russia face charges? go to foxnews.com/shep. tell us what you think. the results later in this newscast. anwr al >> shepard: feds are calling it largest immigrant smuggling raid in this nation. hundreds of agents hitting the streets in four different towns in arizona. immigration of
conditions returned to normal. toyota lost $4.1 billion this year. the u.s. car maker says it was profitable in its key north american market, but it also made money in asia, latin america, and europe. ford's sales were up 37% on the quarter. benjamin netanyahu will renew peace talks with the palestinians. in a speech to his supporters, he said he had heard that the palestinian leader intended to resume indirect negotiations. >> not to our next story. shares on the stock exchange have suffered their greatest folly in months. the greek debt crisis is being blamed for the drop. stocks in the u.s. also failed after the greek bonds were downgraded to junk status by a leading credit rating agency. there are doubts that greece will pay off its debt, despite international lines. portugal's debt has also been downgraded. here is our correspondent. >> when we hear the we"junk," this is what -- and hear the word "junk," this is the kind of thing we think of. stuff that can be sold for a bob or two. but there is also jumped in at the blinking world of financial markets. and the bonds of other governmen
the disease. >>> federal regulators are considering a second fine against toyota for failing to notify the government about defective accelerators in a timely manner. they say because the accelerator pedals involved in the recall exhibited two separate defects, two separate remedies may be necessary. toyota has already been fined a record $16.4 million. >>> senator charles schumer's taking aim at airlines charging a fee for carry-on luggage calling the idea a slap in the face to travelers. the new york lawmaker is asking the treasury department to rule that carry-ons are a travel necessity which would make them exempt from extra fees. schumer says if the treasury department fails to act, he plans to introduce legislation. he thinks people have to take their medicine, that sort of thing, it's sort of crucial they're allowed to take big carry-ons. >> it could set a precedent if this goes forward. spirit no less. >> people are going to start shoving stuff under the seat now, it will be a mess. >>> here's your monday forecast. another stormy day out west. heavy rain from l.a. to sacramento
'll tell you what you need to know. stand by. >>> another blow for toyota. one of its luxury lexus models gets a rare don't-buy rating from "consumer reports." what's behind this new safety concern? >>> and meet zeta. she's part of the next generation of bomb-sniffing dogs. we'll show you how their noses may help make america safer. >>> i'm wolf blitzer. we want to welcome our viewers in the united states, and around the world. the world. you're in "the situation room." -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> we begin with an urgent warning about possible terror activity at a popular vacation destination. an unusually blunt terms, israel's government is now delivering a dramatic message to israel's citizens. cnn's paula hancocks has the very latest from jerusalem. paula? >> reporter: wolf, all israelis should immediately evacuate egypt's sinai peninsula area. this is the urgent warning that israelis received this morning from the counterterror bureau. the bureau said they have concrete evidence of an expected terrorist attempt to kidnap israelis in sinai. they're also taking the unprece
.p. sources reporting now that toyota is issuing yet another recall. this time, it's the 2010 lexus gx460 suv, citing potential rollover problems. i believe that this is the model that toyota just stopped production of recently. it could also be the model that there was a consumer reports warning on don't buy. we're going to try to nail that down. in any event the bottom line is this model of toyota, of lexus, is now being recalled by the company, the 2010 lexus gx460suv, more on that moments away. >>> well, we are trying to bring you an update on the state of the race down in florida that the entire nation is watching and phil keating is following it for us. tried to get to him moments ago, the vice president came out. this is what he's reporting on, former massachusetts governor mitt romney now addressing speculation that florida's charlie crist, the governor down there, may be possibly running for senate now as an independent. he's getting pummeled in the primary against marco rubio, leading some to say he's about to take drastic measures, becoming an independent, to try to get into the se
, and it is no coincidence. scary. bill: and toyota's luxury liner, the suv. the lexus. blasted in a "consumer reports" magazine, this week and the troubled automaker, what they are doing to hold on to the lexus. are you receiving a payout from a legal settlement or annuity over 10 or even 20 years? call imperial structured settlements. the experts at imperial can convert your long-term payout into a lump sum of cash today. imagine that kind of vitality... in your skin. aveeno introduces ageless vitality. as skin ages, elasn fibers break down. this exclusive biomineral concentrate system... has active naturals ingredients shown to multiply... elastin's elements. i'm impressed. the study showed improved firmness, texture, wrinkles, or spots in 100% of women. how uplifting is that? new ageless vitality. save $15 at aveeno.com. that's the beauty of nature and science. if you have high cholesterol, high blood pressure or diabetes, you may also have very high triglycerides -- too much fat in the blood. it's a serious medical condition. lovaza, along with diet, effectively lowers very high triglycerides in
on the safety of toyota from a newly released company -- more now on the safety of toyota from a newly released company mail. toyota executives debated when they should inform the public about safety problems with accelerator pedals, prompting irv miller, toyotas than group vice president for internal public affairs to warn in an e- mail that "we are not protecting our customers by keeping this quiet. the time to hide on this one is over. we need to come clean." the e-mail was sent on january 16 of this year. the financial crisis increase appears to be getting worse. its borrowing costs have jumped, stock market is down, and there is talk of either a default or an expensive bailout. asian and european markets were down more than 1% on the news. meanwhile, treasury secretary timothy geithner currently in beijing has concluded a meeting with the vice premier on economic ties. he did not say whether the two sides discuss currency. he had been expected to press washington's case for beijing to use exchange-rate controls that critics say destroyed -- and distort trade. and finally, an update on gtmo
say he might be driving a blue 1991 toyota van or a red 2001 ford f-350 pickup with a cover over the cab. he is facing several charges, including abduction and violation of a protective order. >>> racy pictures and videos of several bethesda teenagers have made their way from cell phone to cell phone by their own classmates. police investigating a sexting scandal at pyle middle and whitman high schools. in some cases, the photos were sold to students. we're joined with more details now. >> apparently the students posed willingly for the photos and were taken outside of the school. administrators have contacted the parents of the girls in those photographs as well as those who sold or purchased them. now, this discovery was made last week when a student brought an ipod touch to class with the explicit pictures. school officials notified police, then told parents in a letter the pictures were sold during the day. the school day at pyle middle school. in one case, a student collected money from classmates to let them see the photos. they don't believe school computers were used in a
toyota in the showroom. >>> and at the bottom of the hour, rand paul, son of republican congressman ron paul, he's running for u.s. senate in kentucky. he's also a doctor. he'll tell us why he rejects obama care. first, todd santos with a check of the weather. >> hello there, mika. good morning, guys. looks like a much better morning across the east coast, especially the northeast where the last few days we've been talking about the flooding, which is still ongoing. many rivers still, again, well out of their banks, especially the patuxet river in rhode island. at least this morning looking at cool temperatures giving way to clear skies in and around the new york city area. a few thin clouds heading for sunshine this afternoon. a pretty nice picture. d.c. making a run at the 8 80-degree mark. this afternoon, beautiful all the way down to central and southern florida. we'll be back with more. you're watching "morning joe" brewed by star bucks. ♪ [ male announcer ] the cadillac laurel sales event. featuring the all-new srx. ♪ with available glide-up navigation. and ultraview sunroof.
of -- hundreds of class action lawsuits against toyota will be heard in a courtroom in california. toyota has recalled 8 1/2 million vehicles nationwide since november. problems from sticking accelerator pedals to brake failures. >>> suspicious white powder found in a census form in the state of maryland. the form coming to a billing in essex that processes the census. officials did not know what the substance is but it is being tested now. one person taken to the hospital. officials are not saying what symptoms that individual may have h >>> massive gas explosion demolishing a new jersey home down to its foundation. a contractor was working at the site when somebody in the crew broke a gasline. the fire department was call. the house literally blew up. thankfully, nobody was inside at the time. several people on the block did suffer minor injuries. the chimney of that home next door was knocked off. >>> an avalanche in washington state sweeping away a skier. the 28-year-old man was skiing yesterday when the avalanche hit, catching him in the fast moving snow and slamming him into a tree. sea
're saying don't buy this car. needless to say, again, tough news for toyota whose reputation has been damaged by all of these recalls. i should mention this lexus not a part of the recall that we've been talking about over the last few months. but toyota did have this to say about the consumer report announcement today, lexus saying, quote, we're concerned with the results of consumer report's testing on the lexus gx-460 and they're suggested buyer recommendations. >> we should mention this car is the 2010 version of this lexus gx 460. it only went on sale in this november. only about 5,000 have been sold, and in real life circumstances there have been no actual reports, that we know of, of any deaths or injury because of what consumer reports is describing. jane: wow. jenna, thanks very much. jon: president obama getting down to business at the nuclear security summit that he called in washington. the president warning world leaders this morning the risk of a nuclear terror attack has gone up. take a listen. >> just the smallest amount of plutonium, about the size of an apple, could
at today's top stories. >>> toyota announces it will now test the safety of all sport utility models. the effort is to reassure buyers after consumer reports placed a don't buy label on the 2010 lexus gs460 due to possible rollover problems. toyota says it has not decided whether to recall the gx460, which is stopped selling in the u.s. following the consumer reports warning. >>> an erupting volcano in iceland is affecting flights from u.s. to europe this morning. flights have been halted across northern europe. it's the volcano's second eruption in two months but officials say this one is 20 times more powerful than the last one. hundreds of nearby residents have been evacuated. >>> breaking overnight -- the russian foreign ministry is suspending all adoptions of russian children by americans. the freeze will be in effect until the two countries reach an agreement on adoption procedures. it comes after a tennessee woman sent back her 7-year-old adopted son to moscow by himself with a note claiming she no longer wanted to raise him. the case has ignited strong outrage in russia and h
investigation into toyota's legal practices. potentially giving a glimpse into how future lawsuits go. >>> no faking. jessica simpson poses without makeup. >>> and from new york times, doctors are tuning into ha louis na generals. hey! increase in 6 months. pete, back it up! ( marker squeaking ) when business travel leaves you drained, re-charge with comfort suites. spacious rooms, free hi-speed internet, and free hot breakfast. comfort suites. power up. now stay two separate times with comfort suites... or any choice hotel and earn a free night. book at choicehotels.com. you and your tasty whole grain. this can only end one way. [ crunch ] wheat thins. toasted. whole grain. crunch. the crunch is calling. crunch. band now we're insuring overts do18 million drivers. gecko: quite impressive, yeah. boss: come a long way, that's for sure. and so have you since you started working here way back when. gecko: ah, i still have nightmares. anncr: geico. 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance. to finish what you started today. for the aches and sleeplessness in between, there's
. >>> for the second time this week, more technical troubles for toyota. they are recalling 6,000 sienna minivans. they are concerned rust could erode a fastning cable creating a hazard. a consumer report said the vehicle has a high risk of a roll over on one vehicle. >>> the shuttle and astronauts undocked from the space station three hours ago, and are set to return to earth on monday, and it may be a long time before so many people are together again in space. only three shuttle flights remain. each with a crew of six. to design the future of flight, inside and out. to build tomorrow's technology in amazing ways. and reshape the science of aerospace -- forever. around the globe, the people of boeing are working together, for the dreams of generations to come. that's why we're here. ♪ i thought i was invincible. i'm on an aspirin regimen now because i never want to feel that helplessness again. [ male announcer ] be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen. talk to your doctor, and take care of what you have to take care of. (announcer) we all want to stay active. we do
mustang. the suspect took off driving wildly and crashed into a toyota pickup truck. was rear ended by a ride-on bus. the bus driver and the pickup truck driver were taken to the hospital wit minor injuries. police arrested 24-year-old an won perry who they say had an outstanding federal warrant out against him. >> it was a wild accident in wheaton, maryland, this morning. police are investigating it. it turned into a deadly accident that happened just before 6:00. police say a car was out of control. hit and killed a woman in the parking lot of the dunkin' donuts. now investigators are trying to find out how this happened. and who she is. news4's aaron gilchrist is in wheaton this evening. >> reporter: it is still very obvious if there was a bad accident out here this morning. you look down and you can still see some of the markings where the montgomery county police reconstruction team did their work thisorning. you can see the skid marks left by the car as it came through the dunkin' donuts parking lot here. damage leftover from the car. colliding into different things here in th
on toyota and troubles. joining detroit near the worst of the worst, here are the other four, the bottom five. st. louis, missouri at number 49. miami sunshine, no warmth for job seekers, 48. legislation, a real gamble for the jobless at 47 and riverside, california next. with ten people competing for every help wanted ad. but not all the news is so grim. let's take a look at the top of the list, the top five major cities, the easiest in the nation to get a job. in at number five, hartford, connecticut three people vying for every job ad. number four, believe it or not, was wall street close, the big apple. baltimore, maryland the third best spot and again, no surprise the next one, washington d.c. at number two. uncle sam is a big higher and one person per advertised jobs, pretty good odds, chances are things will only get better here with government growing and bureaucracy a boomtown. drum roll, please! now, the easiest city in the nation to find a job, technology tops these case in hiring, so san jose and silicon valley, the best spot to be without a job, it's just about even with the
, toyota, despite mno tiple pe to ced bct recall and reams of bad publicity, the auto maker lothat.ed sales gnighns of sev%. the big question, can car companies keep consumers coming in? >> it will be concermer eet it will be people getting back to work. job creation. eet weater economy. it's a new product as well. the ne to pe to ced bct excite plowple. vehicles have never been older than they are. people have to make a ickecision, at some poin. y do i rallonighr my vehicle or buy a new vehicle? >> regardless, this month nexu5ers may indicate a more confident consumer and that could be good news for the eet e pn ne to yoarl,to kerry fox news. >> chris: construction spending fell by 1.3% in he pebruary v thabis the lowest level since november of 2002. but the manxtacturering sector expanded in march at the strongest pace since july of 2004. stosince the dow gnighned 70.5. the s&p 500 finished ahead 8 2/3. nasdaq was up 4 2/din later in the t brow, correspondent ashvid lee miller looks at how one southern city is dealing with the recession. the rallowellican party may have some money woes,
for "minding your business." toyota is temporarily such as pending sales of its lexus gs-460, the automaker promising to get to the bottom of a safety po tenial problem. there is an increased rollover risk making turns. toyota is asking lexus dealers to stop selling the vehicle until the problem is identified and corrected. >> we heard that story yesterday, and toyota did not have a response yesterday but they're weighing in on it. facebook, meanwhile, launching its redesign safety center. you know, facebook has been the subject of a lot of attention when it comes to how to police this, how to keep sex offenders off of these sites. they have new tools for parents, teens, teachers and police to deal with threats. the changes come the day after facebook officials met with child advocacy groups who have been pushing for something like a panic button that users can use or push it to report problems. >>> and speaking of the internets -- you hate to do it. >> internets. >> i like to this, throw that out. it's a pain in the neck to remember mixed case, upper, lower, a number or symbol. changing pa
. >> toyota could get hit with another major fine. an investigation found two step or defect recalled pedals. the problem for toyota the first recall addressed only one of the problems. toyota has been fined more than 14 million dollars . an estimated u.s. kids have adhd . probably half will grow it more and more parents have it. less than a quarter of adults about it. our doctor is here to talk about the stories. >> thank you. >> what going on here. adults overdiagnosed with adhd, is there a rise in this in >> i don't think there is a rise but the concern that children end up becoming adults with adhd . there is a lot of symptoms that come with this. they have restlessness. patience and sounds like my co-host dave brik . a lot of people can say that about themselves. propensity to say you have adhd. >> you can . that is a concern. a let of times over diagnosed and overtreated. there is a spectrum of personality. they are mild and you would never know and they are successful professionals out there who may have symptoms of adhd . sometimes they could be powerless with this to the point they
's been no official determination of what caused the fireball, it's pretty prominent. >>> toyota told dealers to stop selling one of its luxury suvs for a while. they'll stop making the gx 460s for at least two weeks. toyota is safety testing all suvs of that name, toyota wants to reassure everyone driving the top of the line gx460. the lexus is too dangerous to drive because it may roll over on certain turns. toyota has to sell ten corollas to make the profit of one of these big lexus models. >>> if you're looking for an apartment, right now is a great time to shop. why you have more bargaining power now. >> about one in three of us are renters. and i have special advice for you if you do rent instead of own a home. rent had been a real deal for the last couple years. and occupancies in apartments have been absolutely awful from the standpoint of being an apartment owner. new data that i saw shows that apartment rents are actually starting to rise in a number of markets, even though there are so many vacancies, why? because apartment owners are anticipating that things are getting be
's lending operations. live coverage begins at on c- span3. more on toyota safety. consumer reports is issuing its eighth warning on toyota to's 2010 lexus south carolina vein because of an increased role of risk. the magazine said it found a problem. routine testing and is urging car shoppers not to buy that vehicle until the problem has been fixed. reports this morning that a navy plane has crashed. the florida-based aircraft just missed an house when it crashed in a wooded area about two-hours north of the lantern. at least three people have been killed and a search is underway for a fourth person believed to have been on board. an update on the coal mine explosion in west virginia. the bodies of all 29 have been recovered from the mine earlier this morning. now that the dangerous gases have been cleared, federal investigators will enter the mind and try to determine what caused the worst u.s. coal mining disaster since 1970. meanwhile virginia gov. bob macdonald restored $750,000 and funding for mine safety inspections -- bob mcdonnell. those are some of the latest headlines on
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